Roger Dallaire

Obituary of Roger Laurent Dallaire

DALLAIRE, Roger Laurent – It is with saddened hearts that we announce the sudden passing of Roger Dallaire at Twin Lakes Village on Tuesday, November 10, 2020 at the age of 67. Beloved son of the late Leo (1997) and Lucille (2019). Dear brother of Lise Comeau, Point Edward, Rose Kitchen, Sarnia and Pat Mayer (Leo), Sarnia. Loving uncle of Melissa Kitchen, Michele Williams (Chad), Denise Mayer (Mark), Matthew Kitchen (Suzannah), Danielle Guzi (John) and Michael Comeau (Sarah). Great-uncle of Jacob, Abbie, Nathan, Tyler, Ryan, Neil, Selvyne, Matthew, Adam and Andrew. A special thank you to his best friends Judi Chalmers, Mary and Jim Tayler who were always there for him, as well as his Parkinson’s family at the Strangway Centre and Ironworks Gym. Roger was an avid fan of the Toronto Maple Leafs, the Detroit Tigers, the Sarnia Sting and loved music. He was the guitarist and singer with many bands during his life. As a young man he performed with Cherry Hill and bandmates Serge Sauve and Ron Gerard; Mirror lmage with Mike Couture and David Needham and Kin Folk with Judi Chalmers, Mike Blackmore, Patti and Dan Belmar. Jamming with his cousins Norm, Phil, Marcel and others was his favorite pastime. For years he played and entertained in Sarnia Nursing Homes with groups like Fire in the Kitchen, The Watson Street Warriors, Rambling River Band and also performed solo. He played in church choirs at St. Edward in Point Edward, Sacred Heart and St. Thomas Aquinas in Sarnia. He also played and sang for years busking in Centennial Park to the enjoyment of passersby. Roger loved his work at United Taxi as a driver and maintenance man for over 30 years.  Visitation at the McKENZIE & BLUNDY FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTRE, 431 N Christina St., Sarnia on Friday, November 13, 2020 from 1-3 and 6-8 p.m. Please sign up by clicking this link to go to our invitation page on SignUp.com: https://signup.com/login/entry/577009604802508039

Due to the restrictions of Covid 19, a private Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Thomas Aquinas Church. Interment Our Lady of Mercy Cemetery. Please note that masks/face coverings are required for those in attendance. As an expression of sympathy friends who wish may send memorial donations to the Parkinson Society, 117-4500 Blakie Rd., London, N6L LG5 or the charity of their choice. Messages of condolence & memories may be left at www.mckenzieblundy.com

 

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Friday
13
November

Visitation

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Friday, November 13, 2020
McKenzie & Blundy Funeral Home
431 N. Christina St.
Sarnia , Ontario, Canada
(519) 344-3131
Friday
13
November

Visitation

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday, November 13, 2020
McKenzie & Blundy Funeral Home
431 N. Christina St.
Sarnia , Ontario, Canada
(519) 344-3131
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